I Can’t Stop Looking At This Fan’s Preposterously Large Baseball Glove

It’s like he put a clown shoe on his hand. It’s like real-life Looney Tunes.

1. During the fourth inning of Monday night’s Pirates-Cardinals game, a routine batter went up for a routine at-bat, not knowing — how could he? — what the ball had in its future.

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2. As the ball rockets into the right-field stands, we see a Cardinals outfielder hustling, and a man — a man with a baseball glove the size of a Kodiak bear — waiting in the stands. Sure enough, that intrepid fan grabs it.

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3. Seriously, look at that thing: it’s bigger than most propeller aircraft. I’m surprised the weight of it doesn’t knock him over.

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4. Let’s see that again. That glove should be used to catch fugitives.

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5. Imagine being this outfielder. “Hey, I have a chance at this! Hey, I — darn. I guess my glove wasn’t big enough.”

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6. Here’s video of the wondrous event.

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H/T to Tom Ley at Deadspin

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